Newfoundland man accused of killing his 5-year-old daughter on trial
|Toronto Star 07 Mar 2019 at 11:34|
ST. JOHNâ€™S, N.L.â€”A Newfoundland man accused of killing his five-year-old daughter and setting his home on fire has pleaded guilty to arson â€” but Trent Butt will stand trial for first-degree murder.
Crown prosecutor Lloyd Strickland told the court Wednesday that Quinn Lorna-Kay Butt was found dead on gasoline soaked sheets in the master bedroom of her fatherâ€™s home in Carbonear in April 2016.
Trent Butt pleaded guilty to arson, but will stand trial for first-degree murder.Â Â (Dreamstime)